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July 15, 2020 Council Minutes (Special Meeting)


July 15, 2020 Special Council Meeting

[Teleconference format in compliance with temporary changes to Ohio’s Open Meetings Act]

Jim Velas, Council President                                             Kathryn Thalman, Mayor

Perry Basile, Council, 1st Ward                                         Open, Public Service/Safety Director

Mark Bukmir, Council, 3rd Ward                                      Annette Williams, Finance Director

Terra Butler, Council, 4th Ward                                        Elizabeth Glick, Law Director

Linda Jordan, Council-At-Large                                       Don Smithberger, Super. of General Services

Beth Oprisch, Council-At-Large                                       Tom Murphy, Planning & Zoning Administrator

Frank Sabatino, Council 2nd Ward

Mike Smith, Council-At-Large

Special meeting was called to order by Council President Jim Velas at 7:01pm. President Velas led Council in the Pledge of Allegiance. He thanked residents for listening in to the meeting.


Basile              HERE                                     Oprisch           HERE

Bukmir            HERE                                     Sabatino          HERE

Butler              HERE                                     Smith               HERE

Jordan             HERE             Seven (7) Present                    Zero (0) Absent

President Velas announced the special meeting was called to discuss a candidate for Service/Safety Director in executive session.

EXECUTIVE SESSION was called by Mayor Thalman per ORC §121.22(G)(1) to discuss personnel matters.

A motion was made by Councilwoman Butler to enter Executive Session; seconded by Councilwoman Oprisch.


Basile              YES                                        Oprisch           YES

Bukmir            YES                                        Sabatino          YES

Butler              YES                                        Smith               YES

Jordan             YES

Roll Call Vote:          Seven (7) YES        Zero (0) NO             Executive Session entered 7:04pm

Councilwoman Butler made the motion to exit Executive Session and resume open Regular Session; seconded by Councilman Smith. Regular Session resumed at 8:04pm.

ADJOURNMENT: With there being no further business to come before Council, meeting adjourned at 8:06pm.

Next meeting will be Monday, August 3, 2020 at 7:30pm via teleconference.

July 15, 2020 Council Minutes (Special Meeting)